Gambas a la Plancha
Raja explains that he cooks the gambas (shrimp) on a bed of salt because it preserves their moisture and keeps them juicy. Whatever the reason, his were some of the best.
Serves2 to 3
Total Timeunder 15 minutes
One Pot MealYes
OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Cocktail Party, Cooking for a date, game day
Recipe Coursehot appetizer, main course
Dietary Considerationdiabetic, egg-free, gluten-free, healthy, lactose-free, low calorie, low carb, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free
Five Ingredients or LessYes
Taste and Texturelight, salty, savory
- Coarse sea or kosher salt
- 1 pound large head-on shrimp in the shell
Heat a plancha or large cast-iron skillet over a hot grill fire or medium-high heat until hot. Spread a ¼-inch-thick layer of salt on the plancha (or in the skillet). Lay the shrimp on the salt and cook until opaque throughout, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Serve with plenty of napkins.
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